Kite, the upcoming hatchback from the house of Tata Motors, is hot on the trail as the model is nearing its launch in the country. The model was caught on camera already dozens of times and now once again coming your way is a new batch spy shots of Tata Kite.
The interesting bit is that this time the spy photographers have also managed to click the interior styling of the Kite hatchback, probably this is the first time cabin of the Kite has been spied in such details.
Thanks to the folks at Motoroctane. From the images, it looks like Tata seemed to have adopted a design similar to the company's recently launched Bolt for the interior of kite, but likely to miss out on features like touch-screen system and automatic climate control.
The three-spoke steering wheel of Kite is similar to the one we have seen in Zest and there is also electric ORVM and gear lever. The AC vents of Kite seems to be taking a different shape, but the layout of power windows switches looks same as Bolt and Zest.
Tata kite, the possible replacement of the company's fleet car Indica will compete against the likes of Maruti Celerio and Hyundai Grand i10 in India when launched.
Under the hood, the new model of Tata is expected to pack company's new 1.05 litre three-cylinder common-rail diesel motor, which can churn out power of 64.1bhp and 14.27kgm of torque, and the all-new 1.2-litre petrol engine.
Transmission is likely to come from five speed manual gearboxes and an automated manual transmission (AMT) is also rumoured. Expected to get a price tag around ₹4 lakh, Tata Kite is likely to feature body-coloured rear-view mirrors and diamond-cut eight-wheel alloy wheels.
Kite is speculated to make its debut during the festive season of this year.